BLOG: coronavirus updates from Thursday, April 30

Posted at 5:10 AM, Apr 30, 2020

FLORIDA – ABC Action News is committed to providing Tampa Bay area residents all of the updates on the coronavirus, COVID-19, and the impact it's having on our way of life. To help you stay on top of it all, we've compiled all the updates for Thursday, April 30. For today's updates, visit Don't forget we are in this together!

9:11 PM

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director and member of the White House’s coronavirus task force, said he is seeing signs a coronavirus vaccine could be ready by January.

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12:32 PM

  • TSA: Over 500 employees have tested positive for COVID-19

12:05 PM

  • New York City will halt subway service from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. during virus outbreak, citing need to disinfect trains.

11:22 AM

  • US intel agencies: COVID-19 virus not man-made or altered, but still studying if outbreak began in China lab accident.

10:30 AM

  • 50 new deaths, 497 new COVID-19 cases reported in Florida

8:41 AM

8:07 AM

  • California governor plans to order closure of all beaches, state parks.
  • Russia reports record spike in new cases.
  • China reports no new deaths.

5:00 AM

  • US death toll nears 61,000.
  • South Korea reports no new local cases for 1st time since February.

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